For the record 1-16-13

Police Dept. Report
Accidents—Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at approximately 10:15 a.m., Jan. 15, in the 600 block of West 13th Street involving vehicles driven by Grace Christians and Jay Johnson, both of Concordia. Minor damages were reported.
Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 1:40 p.m., Jan. 15, in the 100 block of East 10th Street. Vehicles driven by Michelle Lemen, Lindsborg, and Bobby Goff, Concordia, were involved with minor damage reported.
Arrest—During a routine traffic stop at 4:30 p.m., Jan. 15, Officers arrested Megan E. Smith, 19, Concordia, at West 11th and State Street charging her with Driving While Suspended. Smith was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

Fire Dept./EMS Report
 At 4:55 a.m., Jan. 15,  Medic-5 went to the 800 block of West 8th and transported an 86-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center.

NEWS

Bowers presents proclamation marking 150th anniversary

Sen. Elaine Bowers presented a proclamation to Florence Girard and the Cloud County board of commissioners when they met Monday morning. The proclamation recognizes Cloud County's 150th anniversary. Cloud County was officially declared a county Sept. 5, 1866. The proclamation... [More]

For the record 9-27-16

Police Dept. Report Arrests—Officers arrested a 14-year-old juvenile at 8:31 a.m., Sept. 23, in the 400 block of West 10th Street. Juvenile was charged with one count of Battery and two counts Criminal Threat. Juvenile was assessed by juvenile intake and released. Officers... [More]

Broadway Plaza opens to public

The gates were officially opened, and the ribbon was cut at the Broadway Plaza during a grand opening celebration Friday afternoon in Downtown Concordia. “Here we are in a beautiful new element to our downtown,” plaza coordinator Jessica Brucken said in welcoming... [More]

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SPORTS

Bulldogs shut down, shut out Panthers 34-0

MARYSVILLE — Setting the tone early, the Marysville Bulldogs shut down and shut out the Concordia Panthers 34-0 in a North Central Kansas League clash Friday night. Marysville took the opening kickoff, marched 65 yards and eight plays and scored on a 5-yard pass from Jack... [More]

T-Birds roll to 5-0 victory

GOODLAND — Cloud County extended its winning streak to five straight matches by shutting out Northwest Kansas Technical College 5-0 in a Region 6 soccer match on Saturday. The 19th-ranked Thunderbirds got out to a 2-0 halftime lead, and tacked on three more goals in the... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

  Family is the important word . . .  It has been awhile since I opened an American history book, but I am sure that James Madison was a president who regarded the ocean that separates us from Europe as a Godsend, and he did not wish to shorten the distance in any... [More]

Letter to the Editor 9-23-16

 Dear Editor,  During a recent teleconference, Cardinal Raymond Burke, one of the most outspoken defenders of Catholic teaching, weighed in on the upcoming presidential election. He told reporters that 'the faithful must look at the position of both candidates and vote... [More]

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